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Chemistry and Technology of Plant Substances: Chemical and Biochemical Aspects

Alexander V. Kutchin, Lyudmila N. Shishkina, Larissa I. Weisfeld
July 06, 2017

Chemistry and Technology of Plant Substances: Chemical and Biochemical Aspects demonstrates the progress and promise of developing new chemical substances from renewable sources of chemical raw materials. The volume brings together new achievements in the field of research and processing of plant...

Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition

Firdos Alam Khan
July 01, 2017

A single source reference covering every aspect of biotechnology, Biotechnology Fundamentals, Second Edition breaks down the basic fundamentals of this discipline, and highlights both conventional and modern approaches unique to the industry. In addition to recent advances and updates relevant to...

Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends

Farshad Darvishi Harzevili, Hongzhang Chen
July 01, 2017

  Incorporates the Experiences of World-Class Researchers Microbial Biotechnology: Progress and Trends offers a theoretical take on topics that relate to microbial biotechnology. The text uses the "novel experimental experiences" of various contributors from around the world—designed as case...

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering

Goutam Saha, Alok Barua, Satyabroto Sinha
July 01, 2017

Bioreactors: Animal Cell Culture Control for Bioprocess Engineering presents the design, fabrication, and control of a new type of bioreactor meant especially for animal cell line culture. The new bioreactor, called the "see-saw bioreactor," is ideal for the growth of cells with a sensitive...

Statistical Optimization of Biological Systems

Tapobrata Panda, Thomas Theodore, R. Arun Kumar
July 01, 2017

A number of books written by statisticians address the mathematical optimization of biological systems, but do not directly address statistical optimization. Statistical Optimization of Biological Systems covers the optimization of bioprocess systems in its entirety, devoting much-needed attention...

Fundamentals of Modern Bioprocessing

Sarfaraz K. Niazi, Justin L. Brown
July 01, 2017

Biological drug and vaccine manufacturing has quickly become one of the highest-value fields of bioprocess engineering, and many bioprocess engineers are now finding job opportunities that have traditionally gone to chemical engineers. Fundamentals of Modern Bioprocessing addresses this growing...

Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

K. Vaidyanath, K. Pratap Reddy, K. Satya Prasad
June 30, 2017

Including recent advances, this edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and...

The Metabolic Pathway Engineering Handbook: Tools and Applications

Christina Smolke
June 30, 2017

This second volume of the Metabolic Pathway Engineering Handbook delves into evolutionary tools and gene expression tools for metabolic pathway engineering. It covers applications of emerging technologies including recent research genome-wide technologies, DNA and phenotypic microarrays, and...

Macroporous Polymers: Production Properties and Biotechnological/Biomedical Applications

Bo Mattiasson, Ashok Kumar, Igor Yu. Galeaev
June 30, 2017

Macroporous polymers are rapidly becoming the material of choice for many tissue engineering, bioseparation, and bioprocessing applications. However, while important information is scattered about in many different publications, none, to date, have drawn this information together in user-friendly...

Introduction to Biofuels

David M. Mousdale
June 14, 2017

What role will biofuels play in the scientific portfolio that might bring energy independence and security, revitalize rural infrastructures, and wean us off of our addiction to oil? The shifting energy landscape of the 21st century, with its increased demand for renewable energy technology, poses...

Dynamics of the Chemostat: A Bifurcation Theory Approach

Abdelhamid Ajbar, Khalid Alhumaizi
June 07, 2017

A ubiquitous tool in mathematical biology and chemical engineering, the chemostat often produces instabilities that pose safety hazards and adversely affect the optimization of bioreactive systems. Singularity theory and bifurcation diagrams together offer a useful framework for addressing these...

Metabolic Regulation and Metabolic Engineering for Biofuel and Biochemical Production

Kazuyuki Shimizu
April 25, 2017

The global warming problem is becoming critical year by year, causing climate disaster all over the world, where it has been believed that the CO2 gas emitted from the factories and the burning of fossil fuels may be one of the reasons of global warming. Moreover, the global stock of fossil fuels...